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25 October 2016

Luke Cage: And the Band Played On

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There’s a lot to love about this series. The way it deals with society’s criminalization of clothing, of black culture and black people. The heavy stylizing of Harlem and the …

13 October 2016

Luke Cage: a Man in a Hoodie

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Trayvon Martin’s death marks one of the most significant moments in the history of the hooded sweatshirt (henceforth referred to as a hoodie). The hoodie has been made to seem …

05 October 2016

Luke Cage: Rate the Players, Rate the Game

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We live in a world that is full of people. We see some of them every day, we recognize the big names and the prominent celebrities, but we also face …

28 August 2016

Hooked on Stranger Things

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I’m not old enough to be nostalgic for the ‘80s. And yet, I am. Plus, Winona Ryder is one of my all-time favorite actresses (from the angst in Heathers, and …

24 November 2015

Jessica Jones “AKA Ladies Night”

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Finally, finally, after months of waiting, Jessica Jones is here. Since the first stills of Krysten Ritter in character as Jessica were released, I was ready for this show, and …

05 July 2015

Orange is the New Black 308-311

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Episodes 8 through 11 of Orange is the New Black (“Fear, and Other Smells,” “Where my Dreidel At,” “A Tittin’ and a Hairin,’” and “We Can Be Heroes”) got intense. …

19 June 2015

Orange is the New Black 301 & 302

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Orange is the New Black is back! It seems like we’ve been waiting forever to check in with the women at Litchfield Penitentiary, and the first two episodes of season …

11 March 2015

Binging Unbreakable

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a lot like that theme song: at first a little annoying, then surprisingly catchy, before you suddenly realize how smart it is. I mainlined the first …

18 December 2014

Why Marco Polo isn’t the new Game of Thrones

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At one point during the pilot episode of Netflix’s newest series, Marco Polo, Marco’s father shares a nugget of wisdom. Niccolò Polo, a seasoned merchant and traveler, tells Marco the …

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